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by piller
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting 'airplane' - maybe 'ufo'
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: Interesting 'airplane' - maybe 'ufo'

So did I.
by piller
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those locked into a bear hug with depression
Replies: 17
Views: 441

Re: For those locked into a bear hug with depression

St. John's Work was studied head to head against some SSRI type antidepressants and was shown to be equal or better. The problem is that St. John's Wort is a plant and in the public realm. The FDA recommends against it. In placebo coltrolled double blind studies, placebos often work better than SSRI...
by piller
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Corned beef for St. Patrick's Day
Replies: 17
Views: 276

Re: Corned beef for St. Patrick's Day

Venison, salmon, wild pork, and several other choices are as Irish as the Blue Hills of Breffni. Lugh Lamfada, Brian Boru, The Dagda, and The Hound of Cullen were all known as hunters and fishermen. Most people know The Hound of Cullen as CuChulain. Brian Boru was an Ard Righ, and he kicked the Nors...
by piller
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 94
Views: 1299

Re: One rifle, one pistol

My first pistol was a Ruger Mark II, and my Dad signed for it as I was too young. Back then it was ignored even though the law still read that the signer was who it was for. Small towns where everyone knew each other, and the man at the store was aware that I was not going to do stupid things with t...
by piller
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Corned beef for St. Patrick's Day
Replies: 17
Views: 276

Re: Corned beef for St. Patrick's Day

Salmon and Soda Bread.
by piller
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Replies: 6
Views: 63

Re: Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Not all of us Irishmen drink beer. It tastes horrible to me. I do like Irish soda bread. No yeast.
by piller
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting 'airplane' - maybe 'ufo'
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: Interesting 'airplane' - maybe 'ufo'

Didn't Tom Swift have one?
by piller
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kim Kardashian is now a LEVERGUNNER...!
Replies: 11
Views: 300

Re: Kim Kardashian is now a LEVERGUNNER...!

Grizz wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:31 pm
who is kim kardashian ?
It is something that survives off of TV and internet without any understandable reason for it to be.
by piller
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Zealand shooting.
Replies: 17
Views: 494

Re: New Zealand shooting.

He is an extreme leftist Greenpeace type. That equals evil in my book.
by piller
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 94
Views: 1299

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Lots of ideas on here. I can't really argue with any of them due to individual taste and experience. I think I would be OK with most of the choices. I do happen to think that most of the guns chosen would likely last a long time with minimal maintenance.
by piller
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those locked into a bear hug with depression
Replies: 17
Views: 441

Re: For those locked into a bear hug with depression

I am not a fan of antidepressants. They never seem to work. Just my observances, but I might be missing some cases where they do work.
by piller
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1873 Case Hardening Question
Replies: 24
Views: 399

Re: Winchester 1873 Case Hardening Question

The hardening is from Nitrogen bonding with the steel under heat. Nitrided steel is around 85, if memory serves correctly, to 90 Rockwell C scale. Knives are in the 50s to 60s. The nitrided steel reacts with other metals in the charcoal to give the colors. Magnesium is usually the green color. Potas...
by piller
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."
Replies: 4
Views: 228

Re: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."

It was a unique time in history, and the air war is what undoubtedly preserved Great Britain. The British subjects who supported the pilots, the firewatch brigades, and all who provided their support in any other way also deserve remembrance. Living in those times had to have been difficult. Never f...
by piller
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Schuetzen Rifle -- Original Buchel Meister single-shot
Replies: 12
Views: 209

Re: New Schuetzen Rifle -- Original Buchel Meister single-shot

A fine example of craftsmanship. We are awaiting a range report.
by piller
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fresh thoughts on concealed carry choice?
Replies: 34
Views: 507

Re: Fresh thoughts on concealed carry choice?

Was JimT ever that young? :lol:
by piller
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: "You Don't Need 30 Rounds to Hunt With..."
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: "You Don't Need 30 Rounds to Hunt With..."

The deer were not attacking.
by piller
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: High-capacity BARREL - not magazine....???
Replies: 10
Views: 255

Re: High-capacity BARREL - not magazine....???

I have shot Hi-Point firearms. They work. Plain and simple.
by piller
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 94
Views: 1299

Re: One rifle, one pistol

My Marlin 336 in .35 Remington and my RIA 10 mm. I would like a third in .22 lr, but those 2 will do most anything I need to do.
by piller
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: "You Don't Need 30 Rounds to Hunt With..."
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: "You Don't Need 30 Rounds to Hunt With..."

It is true.
by piller
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big handful of steel
Replies: 17
Views: 431

Re: Big handful of steel

Just be careful when you shoot Chaney with it and don't let the recoil knock you into the rattlesnake pit. One of my favorite movies,actually I like the new one better then the one with John Wayne. I am glad someone understood my reference. One of the rare times when Hollywood got the remake right....
by piller
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Howdah you think of this?
Replies: 21
Views: 559

Re: Howdah you think of this?

The muzzle flash would blind you.
by piller
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big handful of steel
Replies: 17
Views: 431

Re: Big handful of steel

Just be careful when you shoot Chaney with it and don't let the recoil knock you into the rattlesnake pit.
by piller
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fresh thoughts on concealed carry choice?
Replies: 34
Views: 507

Re: Fresh thoughts on concealed carry choice?

I like my Walther &Wesson model 99 in .40 caliber. The slide is Walther and the frame is Smith & Wesson. The last time I had to shoot to qualify for my license to carry, I used it and shot left handed only. I am right handed. My score was 247 out of a possible 250. That is the pistol with the Double...
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you like prairie dogs?
Replies: 21
Views: 393

Re: Do you like prairie dogs?

I would just as soon go on a good PD expedition as go elk hunting, maybe more so. You dont have to freeze your heinie off in the snow and wind, you dont have to rassle a dang horse, you dont have to live in a tent and you actually get to see some of your quarry. Plus, you dont have to field dress t...
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Our only-two-party system sucks....
Replies: 20
Views: 468

Re: Our only-two-party system sucks....

The RINOs are flopping around more than a freshly beached carp. And are about as useful. My suggestion would get me in trouble, so I will modify it to PUT THE PRESSURE ON THE RINO JERKS AND VOTE THEM OUT IN THE PRIMARIES.
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you like prairie dogs?
Replies: 21
Views: 393

Re: Do you like prairie dogs?

My Dad grew up in Turpin. Not many prairie dog towns around there now. Lots of people had fun shooting them, and the population of prairie dogs sort of declined to the point that they are scarce now. The farmers and ranchers I know anymore don't have any problems with them. Those were fun times.
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sure wish they would stop the madness
Replies: 26
Views: 633

Re: Sure wish they would stop the madness

Just open the business an hour earlier and close an hour earlier. Of course, customers would complain. Complaining is a necessity to many customers. If you give them perfect service, they complain that there was nothing to complain about. I just find the whole Idea of DST to be an old time product w...
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you like prairie dogs?
Replies: 21
Views: 393

Re: Do you like prairie dogs?

I have a 17 WSM caliber Savage rifle which I would like to try on pasture poodles. 20 grain bullets at 3,000 fps would probably be fun at 200 yards or less. They probably wouldn't carry enough energy to do much beyond that. The 26 grain ones at 2,600 fps will kill a coyote with a head shot at 100 ya...
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!
Replies: 45
Views: 850

Re: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!

Doc, that is what I saw in a store about 10-12 years ago. I didn't have a use for it then, so I didn't get one. Still no need for one. It should be fun if you have a place for it.
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!
Replies: 45
Views: 850

Re: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!

It sounds fun, but I cannot shoot things like that since I live in the city. Someone used to make an air gun that could shoot some sort of reloadable shot capsule. I don't remember which company it was. I just remembre seeing one once when I bought an 8 shot CO2 powered pellet pistol. If someone cou...
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you like prairie dogs?
Replies: 21
Views: 393

Re: Do you like prairie dogs?

Quite a few years age, a family friend had a Ruger number 1 in 220 Swift. Bruce did a pretty good job of reducing the pasture poodle population in the area around Liberal, KS. I got to shoot it, and that gun was laser accurate. We were only shooting around 400 yards. He had a 16 power scope on it. T...
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Report on the Computer Center
Replies: 4
Views: 184

Re: Report on the Computer Center

That is a lot of lives affected. May it continue.
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More knife making , photo
Replies: 14
Views: 332

Re: More knife making , photo

Now someone needs to teach them to hunt. If they harvest a game animal and use their knives to clean it, chances are that they will remain productive citizens.
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you like prairie dogs?
Replies: 21
Views: 393

Re: Do you like prairie dogs?

Squirrels are not strictly vegetarians, and prairie dogs are known to carry bubonic plague---although it is rare that they are infected. I was always told that horses and cattle occasionally stepped in the holes and broke a leg.
by piller
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Proper use of the F-bomb.....
Replies: 14
Views: 665

Re: Proper use of the F-bomb.....

Anytime I think or talk about Communists, nee Socialists, nee democrats. :evil: Yeah, when I heard one of Obama's first speeches as president, I had to apologize to my automobile because I listened to it on the way home and I was using words that begin with F and N and C that I normally don't use a...
by piller
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Time In Print: New Louis L'Amour Book
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: First Time In Print: New Louis L'Amour Book

I am going to find that.
by piller
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They do have levers.
Replies: 110
Views: 1554

Re: They do have levers.

It was 75 degrees here yesterday. Too bad you aren't a little closer to Dallas.
by piller
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 317 Air lite 22 ** Update ** #2
Replies: 29
Views: 966

Re: S&W 317 Air lite 22 ** Update ** #2

I have not said anything so far because I don't have anything by Smith&Wesson. My only advice is to buy it and shoot it. If you like it, keep it. If not, sell it for what you paid or even a little more. We are enablers here. I am saving for a .357 Mag levergun. Anyone want to try to talk me out of it?
by piller
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They do have levers.
Replies: 110
Views: 1554

Re: They do have levers.

Just kidding, Len. If I had never hit the wrong key, then I might not be able to understand. I have hit the wrong key plenty of times and was just teasing. I am still watching to see pictures of it working well.
by piller
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They do have levers.
Replies: 110
Views: 1554

Re: They do have levers.

He did it to make the bolts meaner. You know how we all get mean when we are on a diet. It is supposed to make the arrows want to hit the target harder. :lol:
by piller
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About That Pancake Day.......
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: About That Pancake Day.......

I must admit that several members here have skillet puns.
by piller
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"
Replies: 16
Views: 373

Re: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"

Makes me think of corporations of today.
by piller
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Could Apply to Many Levergunners...
Replies: 24
Views: 1031

Re: This Could Apply to Many Levergunners...

I have had to become a little creative to stay employed. Most big chain pharmacies are promoting based on race and sex. As a white male, I have been told that the CEO wants those like me gone. Our current District Managers all have the names of Minions from the Despicable Me movie. No joke! And they...
by piller
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some of Paco's Leverguns
Replies: 17
Views: 647

Re: Some of Paco's Leverguns

It appears that he will not shoot an ugly gun. Those are some good looking guns.
by piller
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY M.M.Wright.
Replies: 9
Views: 134

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY M.M.Wright.

Thanks guys, I'm now an octogenarian. That is OK. I think we have a few Knights Of Colombus, some Republicans, some Masons, and a few other members of fraternal groups on here. Being a member of the Octogenarians is acceptable. Too bad it takes so long to become a member. Now you have 10 years befo...
by piller
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever action .410s???
Replies: 20
Views: 669

Re: Lever action .410s???

I was never real good with a shotgun, but hunting cottontail out in the pastures near my home town was fun. My oldest brother had a H&R single shot that he used for rabbits. At close range he was fast with it. I am curious about the Rossi with the cylinder and lever. It looks as if it would be handy...
by piller
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY M.M.Wright.
Replies: 9
Views: 134

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY M.M.Wright.

Happy Birthday!
by piller
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About That Pancake Day.......
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: About That Pancake Day.......

I had butter do it soon as it syrup will do that.
by piller
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco in his workshop
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Paco in his workshop

Good to know that he is able to do something which he obviously enjoys. Prayers for his health continuing. Everyone on here is included whether by name on not.